Oracle MySQL Server 5.7.x < 5.7.44 (October 2023 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 183396

Synopsis

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Description

The versions of MySQL Server installed on the remote host are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the October 2023 CPU advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.43 and prior and 8.0.31 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2023-22028)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: InnoDB). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.43 and prior, 8.0.34 and prior and 8.1.0. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2023-22084)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Compiling (curl)). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.43 and prior, 8.0.34 and prior and 8.1.0. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of MySQL Server. (CVE-2023-38545)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the October 2023 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2023.html

https://www.oracle.com/docs/tech/security-alerts/cpuoct2023cvrf.xml

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 183396

File Name: mysql_5_7_44.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 10/19/2023

Updated: 10/26/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-38545

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/18/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-22028, CVE-2023-22084, CVE-2023-38545

IAVA: 2023-A-0562